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The conference brochure copy captured the event very well:
A never-before seen collection of high-level working sessions and talks about very practical issues, this two-day summit is designed to both inform newcomers about the importance of managing information through metadata — the “plumbing” that ensures digital tracks are labeled correctly in online music stores — and provide a forum for music industry executives and associated technologists to discuss and hash out solutions to key issues in the information systems of the future of the music business. (more…)
November 21, 2011
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As book sales plummet and famed shops close, brave entrepreneurs are trying to reinvent the model. Is it too late? (more…)
In a word: Plenty.
I’ve got an overview of the music business on this site, but it touches only briefly on the vast overlap in the modern evolution of the music business and the book business. It’s a subject that could easily fill a book, but I’ve rarely seen it more than briefly mentioned. I’ve seen comparisons between music and the games industry. But not books. (more…)